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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- CWGC Headstones -
- Parkhurst Military Cemetery : A C Cox -

Location

In Parkhurst Military Cemetery, Forest Road, Parkhurst, Isle of Wight
 
Description

Standard CWGC headstone. WW II pattern.

Grave location : Plot 15. Grave 203.
Headstone

Parkhurst Military Cemetery : A C Cox
 
Inscription


1388386 FLIGHT SERGEANT
A C COX
AIR BOMBER
ROYAL AIR FORCE
5TH OCTOBER 1943 AGE 23
+
IN LOVING MEMORY
OF OUR ARTHUR
LOVED AND MISSED
BY ALL WHO KNEW HIM
R.I.P.


 
Further Information

CWGC record ...
 
Index Board entry 130 : Flt Serg A C Cox, Air Bomber, RAF : 15.10.1943
 

Squadron :434 (RCAF) Sqn
Aircraft :Handley Page Halifax Mk.V DK250 IP-W
Crew :
Pilot :Flying Officer J Allan (RCAF)CWGC record ...
Wireless Operator :Sgt H J HenshallCWGC record ...
Air Gunner :Sgt C H HaywardCWGC record ...
Air Gunner :WOII P H Sheldon (RCAF)CWGC record ...


Flt Sgt Cox was the son of William James Cox and Edith Annie Cox, of Barnes, Surrey.

The aircraft took off at 17.50 hrs from RAF Thelthorpe on Ops to Frankfurt, but crashed into the English Channel. Three crewmen whose bodies were not found are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial, while others are buried at Parkhurst, Chichester and Newport in Monmouthshire.

Information and photograph provided by : John Bloodworth
    


 


 
 

 
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